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In the framework of the EU H2020 SEEDS (Sentinel EO-based Emission and Deposition Service) project, aiming to develop satellite-based estimates of sources and sinks of major atmospheric pollutants, we are looking for an aspiring scientist holding a recent Master or Doctorate degree in Sciences, for a total duration of three years, starting from May 1st, 2021.

Statute: Contractual
Start Date: May 1st, 2021
Deadline for applications: March 8, 2021


Deadline for applications

The Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy is hiring a scientist to join the Space Weather group. The successful candidate will be responsible for both scientific and IT oriented work packages within the SPENVIS team.

Statute: Contractual
Deadline for applications: This position will remain open until filled

Deadline for applications

BIRA-IASB is hiring a scientific researcher. The successful candidate will be involved in atmospheric research aiming at improving the understanding of the sources and sinks of VOCs in the framework of the OCTAVE ( and ALBERI ( projects.

Statute: Contractual
Start date: April 16, 2021
Deadline for applications: January 19, 2021

Deadline for applications

A full-time tenure track academic vacancy as an independent academic staff (50%) - work leader (50%) is vacant within the framework of the BIRA-IASB FED-tWIN research programme between the Science, Engineering and Technology Group, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics, Division of Plasma-astrophysics and the Federal Scientific Institute BIRA-IASB, Department Space Physics, Division Solar Wind.

Place of employment

  • KU Leuven, Department of Mathematics, Celestijnenlaan 200B, 3001 Leuven, Belgium.
  • Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, Avenue Circulaire 3, 1180 Uccle, Belgium.


Deadline for applications : January 15, 2021

Deadline for applications

You would like to follow an observation internship at the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB)? Depending on the availability of the different teams we will propose you an individual programme. Please send the following to stage-ae…

It is not possible to send an unsolicited application for administrative or technical functions to the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy. All vacancies are published and filled via SELOR, the Federal Authorities Selection Office.

  1. Please look in the job list above for an open position for a PhD.  OR
  2. Send your spontaneous application (CV, short description of your ambitions and motivations) to If we are able to offer you an opportunity, the relevant departments will contact you directly.